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Generation Scotland

Led by: University of Edinburgh 

Funding awarded: £5,000 

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Generation Scotland is Scotland’s largest family health and wellbeing longitudinal study, looking to improve the health and wellbeing of current and future generations in Scotland. They’re creating resources to engage members of the public at science festivals and other large-scale events; actively reaching out to diverse audience groups with a focus on underrepresented groups including young people, LGBTQIA communities and those in rural Scotland. 

The activities at these events will link to Generation Scotland’s longitudinal study, encouraging members of the public to sign up and get involved. The resources they’re working on include demonstrations about how data is used in health research, the impact of COVID and lockdown over a lifetime, and youth loneliness. 

Earlier this year the Generation Scotland team visited Glasgow Science Festival, Edinburgh Science Festival, and the Royal Highland show, sharing their work with diverse audiences across Scotland.

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